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Post Office Pretend Play Prop Box

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Post Office Pretend Play Prop Box

Pretend Play Post Office Playing pretend post office, writing and mailing letters, is one of the pretend play activities that gets the most traction in this house.  My almost 4 year old has been playing with her Post Office Prop Box for the past five days now and keeps finding new ways to have fun […]

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Letter Writing By Children: A Dying Art?

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Letter Writing By Children: A Dying Art?

April is National Card and Letter Writing Month. Letter writing is a nearly extinct art, a relic of the past slow moving, technologically unconnected world.  Are hand written notes disappearing from our doorsteps, much like the long forgotten milkman or maybe even your mailman? Do you remember the joy of receiving a letter from a […]

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How to Make (No-Sew) Felt Fortune Cookies and Wontons

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How to Make (No-Sew) Felt Fortune Cookies and Wontons

Making Fortune Cookies Fortune cookies are thin, crisp cookies. Inside they contain a piece of paper with a ’fortune’. Fortune cookies are not actually a tradition in China but are very common in the United States and other Western countries. Find out how to make your own pretend, no sew fortune cookies below. Don’t miss […]

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Free Pretend Play Chinese Restaurant Printables

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Free Pretend Play Chinese Restaurant Printables

Chinese New Year The Chinese Lunar New Year began on January 28th and welcomed the Year of the Rooster. The Chinese Zodiac  The word zodiac means circle of animals. There are 12 different animals in the zodiac, with a different animal for each period. Over the years, the Chinese zodiac developed into a way to […]

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How to Make Water Walk!

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How to Make Water Walk!

Protect surfaces and clothing as appropriate before undertaking science experiments. Safety glasses are also included to protect eyes from splashes, as needed.  Adult supervision is required at all times whilst undertaking experiments. You will need 5-6 plastic cups (or glass mason jars work well too) with three filled with water, red, yellow and blue color […]

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How to Make a Super Foaming Fun Magic Potion!

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How to Make a Super Foaming Fun Magic Potion!

Ask your adult assistant to help you find somewhere to set up your science lab. Protect surfaces and clothing as appropriate before undertaking science experiments. Safety glasses are also included to protect eyes from splashes, as needed.  Adult supervision is required at all times whilst undertaking experiments. We love this experiment in our house. It’s […]

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Magic Rainbow Water!

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Magic Rainbow Water!

Magic Rainbow Water Let’s learn about density! Ask your adult assistant to help you find somewhere to set up your science lab. Protect surfaces and clothing as appropriate before undertaking science experiments. Safety glasses are recommended to protect eyes from splashes, as needed.  Adult supervision is required at all times whilst undertaking experiments.   You […]

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Science Fun – Color Mixing

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Science Fun – Color Mixing

Mixing Colored Water Ask your adult assistant to help you find somewhere to set up your science lab. Protect surfaces and clothing as appropriate before undertaking science experiments. Safety glasses are also included to protect eyes from splashes, as needed.  Adult supervision is required at all times whilst undertaking experiments. First of all you need […]

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Holiday Cookie Baking – Printable Play Food Boxes

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Holiday Cookie Baking – Printable Play Food Boxes

Here are some custom made (by us) play food boxes to use for pretend play holiday cookie baking. There are printable play food boxes for butter, flour, sugar, chocolate chips and candy cane pieces. There’s even a box for the finished cookies! Simply print the attached pdf on cardstock and cut around the outline of […]

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Snow Dough!

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Snow Dough!

Snow Dough This fun dough is very easy and quick to make and required no cooking. You can add glitter for a bit of sparkle or even some peppermint extract for an extra sensory experience. Instructions below! You Will Need One 16oz Corn Starch Container / Box (Corn Flour in the UK) Hair conditioner or […]

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